Canadian Standards Association Standard Z246.1 (Security Management for Petroleum and Natural Gas Industry Systems)

Z246.1 was created to “recognize the importance of a safe, secure and reliable energy supply and that any prolonged interruption in the supply of energy, such as petroleum or natural gas, would harm the economy.  This Standard is based on the premise that security risks should be managed using risk-based and performance-based management processes.  This Standard provides a means of identifying, analyzing , and reducing risks through a security risk management process (and also) identifies specific risk reduction measures to be implemented.  This Standard does not apply to offshore petroleum and natural gas platforms.  The requirements of this Standard are applicable to all operators, regardless of the size or number of their assets.”

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Canada Energy Regulator (CER)

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